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Maintenance Start on J72


On Tuesday 20th, the first working party was held at Locomotion to undertake the routine winter servicing of the J72.

Joem on display in the Locomotion Collections building - James Pearcy

J72 positioned outside the Collections building to allow the rods to be removed for inspection - James Pearcy

Terry Newman examining gauge frame packings - James Pearcy

With side rods lifted off, Mick Eccles and John Marsland cleaning/oiling Crankpins - James Pearcy

Fred Ramshaw inspects the J72’s side rod bushes and felts - James Pearcy

Tim Williamson removing the RHS gauge frame - James Pearcy

Last Updated on Friday, 30 January 2015 11:55